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Manchester United signings
26 June 2019
The Reds look poised to snap up Crystal Palace right-back Aaron Wan-Bissaka – but until then, try this teaser on their most recent acquisitions
Women's World Cup 2019
26 June 2019
Increased interest, media coverage and first-of-their-kind sponsorship deals built up excitement around France 2019, but mistakes have hindered match attendances
Awaydays film
26 June 2019
When Kevin Sampson turned his football novel Awaydays into a film with Stephen Graham in 2009, he had six weeks and no money to make it. But he wouldn’t skimp on the soundtrack…
Alexis Sanchez swap
26 June 2019
Amit Katwala recalls the game's most outstanding switch deals: including getting rid of Fabio Cannavaro and Ian Wright worth his weight in... weights
Frank Lampard
26 June 2019
The Blues great is poised for a return to Stamford Bridge in the dugout – but can you name the top-flight sides he faced during his playing days? 
26 June 2019
The former Manchester United striker wasn't the only member of the Treble-winning side to help us on our 2,000km ride...
Best football adverts
25 June 2019
Joga bonito! Airports! Cages! Watching back these televisual treats will have you misty-eyed for more in no time...
Frank Lampard Chelsea manager
25 June 2019
The Chelsea great is gambling with his legacy by returning to Stamford Bridge. As Alex Hess writes, more accomplished managers than him have been discarded in recent years
Hazard Madrid quiz
25 June 2019
Transfer fees are scrutinised almost as much as football results – but who do Transfermarkt rank as the 50 most high-value footballers on the planet?
Premier League new ball
25 June 2019
Yes, everybody plays everybody – but they all want that beloved momentum. And here’s how likely each side is to get it early on…
Championship 2019/20
25 June 2019
Why Frank Lampard should get out of Derby while he can, how Sheffield Wednesday could find themselves top – and when Leeds need to avoid burnout
Armando Izzo
25 June 2019
Can Unai Emery really accept another season of appalling positioning and galling gaffes? Probably not – so here’s who he could get in to remedy it